‘American Idol’ Ruben Studdard, Broadway’s Sarah Pfisterer to Perform at Bradley Prizes Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

MILWAUKEE, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation today announced that American Idol winner Ruben Studdard and Broadway star Sarah Pfisterer will perform at the fifth annual Bradley Prizes held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 4, 2008.

The 2008 Bradley Prize recipients are: Gary S. Becker, University Professor of Economics and Sociology, University of Chicago; Victor Davis Hanson, Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution; Alan Charles Kors, Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania; and Robert L. Woodson, Sr., President, Center for Neighborhood Enterprise. Each award carries a stipend of $250,000.

“We are pleased and proud that Ruben Studdard and Sarah Pfisterer will lend their unique voices and talents to make the 2008 Bradley Prizes ceremony a memorable event,” said Michael W. Grebe, President and CEO of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. “Their inspirational performances are a fitting way to pay tribute to this year’s Bradley Prize recipients.”

Ruben Studdard hails from Birmingham, Alabama. He was named American Idol in 2003. His albums have included “Soulful,” “I Need an Angel,” and “The Return.” He has sold more than 2 million albums in the U.S.

Sarah Pfisterer has appeared in many successful Broadway productions including “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Show Boat,” and “Beauty and the Beast.”

Founded in 1985, The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation is devoted to strengthening American democratic capitalism and the institutions, principles and values that sustain and nurture it. Its programs support limited, competent government; a dynamic marketplace for economic, cultural activity; and a vigorous defense, at home and abroad, of American ideas and institutions. Recognizing that responsible self-government depends on enlightened citizens and informed public opinion, the Foundation supports scholarly studies and academic achievement.

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